Sigrun_Nickel
  • Function: Head of Higher Education Research
  • Department: CHE Centre for Higher Education
  • Phone: +49 5241 9761-23
  • E-Mail: Sigrun.Nickel@che.de
  • Assistance: Petra Bischof

Key activities at the CHE

  • Research projects on permeability between vocational and academic education, careers in higher education management, development of young researchers, quality management and evaluation, university governance
  • Excecution of evaluation procedures and activities as a peer
  • Teacher in advanced training courses in Higher Education Management

Higher education and apprenticeship

  • German Studies, Sociology and Education at the University of Münster (Magistra Artium)
  • PhD in Social Science on “Participative Management of Universities” at the University of Klagenfurt/Austria
  • Traineeships as newspaper editor and Consultant for systemic organisational development

Professional experience

  • Education policy editor for the Hamburg local news section of the taz (die tageszeitung) and member of the Management Board
  • Head of the Communication and Strategic University Development section at Hamburg University of Economics and Politics (HWP) and from 1997 member of its Presidential Board
  • Employed on the staff of Hamburg’s Senator for Science (Ministry of Science and Research)
  • Scientific Director of the University Development project (ProUni) at Universität Hamburg
  • Research assistant at the University Research Section of IFF (Faculty for Interdisciplinary Research and Continuing Education) in Vienna/Austria
  • Joined the CHE in 2005

Current advisory and assessor activities

  • Member of body of experts “Permeability between vocational and academic education” consisting of the German Rectors’ Conference (HRK), the Stifterverband für die deutsche Wissenschaft and the Association of German Architects (BDA)
  • Chair of the advisory board of the Centre for Quality Assurance (ZHQE) at the University Duisburg-Essen

Memberships

  • GfHf German Association for Higher Education Research
  • CHER Consortium of Higher Education Researchers
  • DGWF German Association for University Continuing and Distance Education
  • DeGeval Association for Evaluation

Publications

Nickel, Sigrun

Publikationsliste
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Wissenschaftliche Weiterbildung an Hochschulen: Herausforderungen und Handlungsempfehlungen 6.51 MB 3982 downloads

Eva Cendon, Uwe Elsholz, Karsten Speck, Uwe Wilkesmann, Sigrun Nickel (Hrsg.): Wissenschaftliche...
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Aktuelle Entwicklungen in den Projekten der 2. Wettbewerbsrunde. Projektfortschrittsanalyse 2019: Band 2 0.00 KB 906 downloads

Nickel, Sigrun; Thiele, Anna-Lena: Aktuelle Entwicklungen in den Projekten der 2....
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Studieren ohne Abitur in Deutschland: Update 2020 2.24 MB 6703 downloads

Nickel, Sigrun; Thiele, Anna-Lena; Leonowitsch, Isabella: Update 2020: Studieren...
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Wirkungen über die Projektförderung hinaus. Analyse einer Ex-post-Befragung der 1. Wettbewerbsrunde. 0.00 KB 3594 downloads

Nickel, Sigrun; Reum, Nicolas; Thiele, Anna-Lena: Projektfortschrittsanalyse 2019,...
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Die Rolle berufserfahrener Studierender bei der Akademisierung des Gesundheitssektors 482.34 KB 3157 downloads

Nickel, Sigrun; Thiele, Anna-Lena: Die Rolle berufserfahrener Studierender bei der...
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Es geht noch besser – Anregungen zur Weiterentwicklung des dualen Studiums 0.00 KB 4241 downloads

Nickel, Sigrun & Schulz, Nicole (2019): Es geht noch besser – Anregungen zur...
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Wissenschaftliche Weiterbildung in Deutschland - Ein kommentierter Überblick zum Stand der Forschung 0.00 KB 1849 downloads

Schmid, Christian; Maschwitz, Annika; Wilkesmann, Uwe; Nickel, Sigrun; Elsholz, Uwe;...
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Grenzenloses Wachstum? Entwicklung des dualen Studiums in den Bundesländern 3.99 MB 2431 downloads

Mordhorst, Lisa; Nickel, Sigrun: Grenzenloses Wachstum? Entwicklung des dualen Studiums...
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DUZ Spotlight: Neue Wege der wissenschaftlichen Weiterbildung 1.92 MB 2851 downloads

Nickel, Sigrun; Reum, Nicolas: Neue Wege in der wissenschaftlichen Weiterbildung,...